Varicose veins are a common medical problem, affecting as many as one in four U.S. adults. That may be why so many myths have developed about what causes them and how to treat them.
Unfortunately, these misconceptions can lead to confusion and sometimes needless suffering.
Let’s take a look at the truth behind several common myths about varicose veins.
Myth 1: Varicose veins are just a cosmetic issue.
Fact: While many people are bothered by the appearance of bulging, ropy blue veins, that’s not the only reason to seek treatment for them....Read More